Lockheed Martin forecasts 2027 delivery for NGI, meeting DOD hopes for accelerated timetable

By Jason Sherman / October 14, 2021 at 4:22 PM
Lockheed Martin believes it can accelerate delivery of a Next Generation Interceptor to support emplacement by 2027, a new development that matches expectations from senior military officials that incentives built into the acquisition strategy could deliver a new guided missile to defeat North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles sooner than 2028. Lockheed -- which is vying against a Northrop and Raytheon Technologies team to develop a new ground-based interceptor for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system -- generated the new schedule estimate...

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